iland is named a 2016 Tech Elite Solution Provider by CRN®

iland is recognized for its deep technical expertise and premier certifications

HOUSTON, April 12, 2016 – iland, a global enterprise cloud hosting provider, announced today that The Channel Company’s CRN® has named it to the Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.2016 tech_elite_250_award

To compile the annual list, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors work together to identify the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel. Companies who have obtained these elite designations—which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.

iland’s proven enterprise cloud infrastructure and Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service offerings enable companies around the globe to streamline operations, improve service levels, control costs and protect business. The company teams with value added resellers, managed service providers, independent software vendors and other key channel partners to address diverse customer needs and solve the toughest IT challenges.

Setting it apart from other cloud providers, iland takes a consultative approach to service, ensuring every partner and customer has the technology and support they need to harness the scalability, cost efficiency and agility benefits of cloud. Its industry-recognized 24×7 support team specializes in solving complex infrastructure, disaster recovery and associated compliance challenges. Through advanced certifications from industry leaders and consortiums, iland is able to leverage cutting-edge technologies and processes that ensure customers experience a hassle-free cloud, regardless of their expertise.

“The solution providers selected for our annual Tech Elite 250 list have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and gained strong industry credibility by earning some of the most difficult IT certifications available from top technology vendors,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “Attainment of these exclusive certifications strengthens the channel as a whole by invigorating partnerships and enabling the delivery of exceptional customer service. We congratulate each of these organizations and look forward to their continued success.”

“As part of our commitment to customers and our employees, we give our team every opportunity to nurture their expertise through advanced industry and compliance training and certifications,” said Brian Ussher, president and co-founder at iland. “We take pride in the fact customers, analysts and partners consistently recognize our team for its unmatched service and proficiency, and we will continue to challenge ourselves to ensure we are armed with the skills and knowledge to deliver leading enterprise cloud and disaster recovery services.”

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at

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About iland
With data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, iland delivers the only enterprise cloud solutions in the market today with true innovation, transparency, intelligent management and advanced security built in. iland’s technology and consultative approach mean anyone—regardless of expertise, location or business objective—can benefit from a hassle-free cloud. From scaling production workloads, to supporting testing and development, to disaster recovery, iland’s secure cloud and decades of experience translate into unmatched service. iland has been recognized as Veeam’s Service Provider of the Year as well as VMware’s Service Provider Partner of the Year, Global and Americas. iland is also part of the Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider Program for IaaS and DRaaS and partners with other industry leaders including Zerto, Trend Micro, Hytrust and Nimble Storage. Visit

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Kellie Willman
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Paula Elliott
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The Channel Company
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